Eucalyptus Smithii Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: 1,8-Cineol: 80%
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus smithii
Plant Part: Woods and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: South Africa
Description: Also known as gully gum, Eucalyptus Smithii is a medium sized to tall forest tree with long, narrow, yellowish leaves.
Color: Clear to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Eucalyptus Smithii Essential Oil has a strong camphoraceous, woody odor.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Frankincense, Spearmint, and Tea Tree.
Common Uses: Although similar to the other Eucalyptus species, Eucalyptus Smithii Oil is considered to be the mildest of the Eucalyptus essential oils and better tolerated by the skin. It is used in preparations for relieving congestion, and joint and muscle aches. Eucalyptus Smithii works well as a room deodorizer when used in a diffuser. This variety of Eucalyptus is considered to be better for children and sensitive people.
History: In the 1980s, the Eucalyptus species and its hybrids were planted commercially in South Africa for the production of pulp and paper, and various other forest products. It has slowly evolved toward the production of essential oils.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.